Curriculum Vitae

Dr. med. Wolf Eckhard Weingärtner


Medical Director of the EuroEyes Laser Eye Center Stuttgart, Ophthalmological private practice, Stuttgart, Germany.


Surgical Experience

  • One of the first surgeons in Germany to use the Femtosecond laser when performing wavefront guided Lasik
  • Refractive surgical education
  • Specialized training with Dr. Jørgensen (EuroEyes Laser Eye Centers Berlin and Hamburg)
  • Medical education by the regional medical association, South Württemberg


European Specialist Examination

  • Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology (FEBO)
  • Medical examination in accordance with European standards (written and oral examination) by the European Ophthalmologist Examination Board in Paris, France (graduating with the academic year's best result)


American State Examination

  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USLME), USMLE Step I, USLME Step II, English Test, ECFMG-Certification (eligible for ophthalmological practice in the US)


Specialist Training

  • Complete 5 year long continuing ophthalmological education at the University Eye Clinic Ulm


General Medical Experience

  • University Hospital Tübingen 
  • Clinical Center Stuttgart



  • Dissertation topic: "The Influence of Clonidine 0,0625 % to the Ocular Hemodynamics" (University Clinic Ulm), Magna cum laude



  • University of Ulm, Medical Faculty: Medical Studies



Participation at different national and international ophthalmological congresses with discourses, posters, and/or videos - amongst others: 

  • ASCRS Conference 2002 in Philadelphia, USA
  • ESCRS Conference 2002 in Nice, France
  • ESCRS Conference 2001 in Amsterdam, Netherlands (Video Award)
  • ARVO Conference 1999-2001 in Fort Lauterdale, Florida
  • DOG/DOP Conferences (1998-2002) in Berlin, Freiburg and Essen, Germany
  • 2004 ESCRS Conference in Paris, France
  • 2004 DOC Congress in Nürnberg, Germany


Work-related stays abroad

  • The eye clinic at Johns Hopkins University
  • Wilmer Eye Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  • University Eye Clinic at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)/ Glaucoma Research Foundation, San Francisco, USA
  • Surgical clinic at University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
  • Surgical Clinic, Guys Hospital, London, Great Britain